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DAI-SHO tsuba

Tuba8171a

A scene of Ono no Michikaze, Frong and Willow

Ono no Michikaze (prominent Shodōka) observes a leaping frog catches willow branch

unsigned attributed to a work of MITO

Iron ground Ji-sukashi openwork, Gold Nunome-style inlay, Silver, Copper IROE inlay work, Hammered MIMI edge

DAI:74.2x71.7mm 4.5mm thick (One hitsu-ana punch)

SHO:70.7x67.7mm 4.7mm thick (Two hitsu-ana punch irregular shape)

NBTHK(HOZON) certificate

Iron Round shape openwork Tsuba

Tuba1265-4a

KIRI / NI-HIKI openwork motif

Signed : Efu-ju Akao YOSHITSUGU

Round shape, Polish surface, Openwork, Kebori carving, Round Mimi edge, Both Hitsuana

80.5x78.7mm Seppa-dai base 5.6mm thick Mimi edge 5.0mm thick

NBTHK(HOZON) certificate

Iron Round shape Tsuba

Tuba2064a

Kouhone (Nuphar japonica) openwork design

Signed : Choshu-hagi-ju TOSHIKATA

Iron ground, Round shape, Nikubori carving, Openwork, Square Mimi edge with with well-round contour

70.5 x 67.8 mm 4.8 mm thick / Seppa base

Iron Irregular shape Tsuba

Tuba2101a

MYOUGA(ginger) / CHU-character crests

Unsigned attributed to a work of HOUAN(later generations)

Irregular shape, Polish surface, Firing Etching process, Round Mimi edge

88.3x82.6mm 3.3mm thick

NBTHK(HOZON) certificate

Iron Oval shape Tsuba

Tuba1833a

Bamboo trunk with Japanese Ginger Openworks

Unsigned attributed to a work of Bushu MASAYOSHI

Iron ground, Nikubori/Kebori carving, Round Mimi edge, Irregular Hitsu-ana punches

71.5x68.1mm Seppa base 6.5mm thick Mimi edge 6.1mm thick

NBTHK(Tokubetsu kicho Kodougu) certificate

Iron Round shape Tsuba

Tuba1821a

Tomoe/Comma-shaped crest & Kiri/paulownia Openworks

Iron ground, Square Mimi edge, Irregular Hitsu-ana

74.0x73.4mm Seppa base 6.2mm thick Mimi edge 5.8mm thick

DAI-SHO tsuba

Tuba1784a

A pair of Ginger and Hishi crest motif

unsigned attributed to AKASAKA

Iron ground Ji-sukashi openwork, Kebori carving

DAI:76.6x74.5mm

5.6mm(edge) /5.0mm(Seppa pedestal) thick

SHO:70.6x68.0mm

5.5mm(edge) /5.0mm(Seppa pedestal) thick

NBTHK(HOZON) certificate

Iron Round shape Tsuba

Tuba1768a

Three egg plants and Fagots motif

Signed : Shoami MORIKUNI

Iron ground, hammered surface, Suki-nokoshi edge with well-rounded contours, Both Hitsu-punches filled by Shakudo.

79.0x78.2mm 7.2mm thick

 

Iron round shape tsuba

Tuba1289a

A balance scale (Tenbin)motif

Attributed to a work of KAMAKURA

Hammered surface,Sukidashi style carve, Sukinokoshi MIMI rim, Gold Nunome style inlay

83.3x83.3mm

4.0mm thick

Iron ground cross rectangular shape Tsuba

Tuba99Sa

Thunderhead motif

Iron ground, hammered surface, Sukisage carve,

Gold and silver drops inlay, Round MIMI edge, Both Hitsu-punches filled by Shakudo(copper).

86.1x83.1mm 5.1mm thick

Iron round shape tsuba

Tuba1213a

Waterfowls motif

Hammered surface,Sukibori carve, Gold inlay

73.0x71.0mm

4.4mm thick

Iron irregular shape tsuba

Tuba67Sa

Kweather-beaten An Insect and Eggs Scene

Hammered Rock surface Silver, Copper and Brass Inlay

79.6x75.8mm

5.7mm thick

Iron round shape openwork tsuba

Tuba654a

Clouds openwork motif

Attributed to a work of SHOAMI

Polish surface, Round edge

81.4x81.6mm

4.8mm thick

NBTHK(Hozon) Tousogu certificate